I. Berkove is Professor Emeritus at the University
of Michigan--Dearborn. He is the author of A Prescription
for Adversity: The Moral Art of Ambrose Bierce (The
Ohio State Univ. Press, 2002) and the editor of Skepticism
and Dissent: Selected Journalism, 1898-1901 (Delmas,
1980). He is also the editor,
S. T. Joshi and David E. Schultz, of the
University of Tennessee Press edition of Bierce's collected
T. Blume is the author of Ambrose
Bierce's Civilians and Soldiers in Context: A Critical Study (Kent
State Univ. Press, 2004) and the editor of the Kent State
University Press edition of Tales of Soldiers and Civilians (2004).
N. Davidson is the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary
Studies and Professor of English at Duke University. She
is the author of The
Experimental Fictions of Ambrose Bierce: Structuring the
of Nebraska Press, 1984) and the editor of Critical Essays
on Ambrose Bierce (G. K. Hall Publishing, 1982).
T. Joshi is the author, with David E. Schultz,
of Ambrose Bierce: An Annotated Bibliography of Primary
Sources (Greenwood Press, 1999) and the editor, with Lawrence
I. Berkove and David E. Schultz, of the three-volume
edition of Bierce's collected fiction (Univ. of Tennessee Press, 2006).
He is also the co-editor of numerous other Bierce works, among
them Ambrose Bierce, A Sole Survivor: Bits of Autobiography (Univ.
of Tennessee Press, 1998) and A Much Misunderstood
Man: Selected Letters of Ambrose Bierce (The Ohio State
Univ. Press, 2003).
M. Owens is Associate
Professor of English at Valparaiso University. He is the
author of The
Devil's Topographer: Ambrose Bierce and the American War
of Tennessee Press, 2006).
Reardon is Professor of Military
History at Penn State University. She is the author of Pickett's
Charge in History and Memory (Univ.
of North Carolina Press, 1998) and Soldiers
and Scholars: The U.S. Army and the Uses of Military History,
1865-1920 (Univ. Press of Kansas, 1990). Her most recent book, from the University Press of Kansas, is Launch the Intruders: A Naval Attack Squadron in the Vietnam War, 1972 (2005).
Michael W. Schaefer is
Professor of English at the University of Central Arkansas.
He is the author of Just
What War Is: The Civil War Writings of De Forest and Bierce (Univ.
of Tennessee Press, 1997).